Seeking advise

Discussion in 'Cookies' started by tlazer, Mar 25, 2019.

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    tlazer New Member

    Mar 25, 2019
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    I would like to make Easter Cookies and send them to my Daughter and Son.
    A problem I'm having is, They like a frosting made of confectioners sugar not sure it will survive a trip to Washinton State and New Jersey, I live in Florida. What are your thoughts?
    tlazer, Mar 25, 2019
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    Norcalbaker59 Well-Known Member

    Jun 23, 2017
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    Northern California
    Not knowing the type of cookie as well as the type of icing it’s hard to say.

    If it’s a sugar type cookie with royal icing, it should ship well. But it’s always advisable to wrap each cookie individually, The reason being is they will stay fresher longer. Also if one cookie goes bad in transit, mold won’t spread to the other cookies. You can wrap each cookie in plastic wrap, or purchase cellophane treat bags at big box stores like Michaels, Walmart, or JoAnn’s.

    When shipping various types of cookies in a tin, pack cookies of similar texture together. So crispy types like shortbread can be packed in the same tin as biscotti. But don’t pack soft cookies and crunchy cookies in the same tin as the moisture in the soft cookies can soften the crispy cookies.
    Norcalbaker59, Mar 26, 2019
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    Sharzi Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
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    I have a cookie business in which I ship cookies all over the US. If you're making a frosting with confectioners sugar, butter, vanilla, milk (or anything like a buttercream), they will not ship well at all. Royal icing is made with confectioner's sugar but hardens a bit, and that ships very well.
    Sharzi, Apr 4, 2019
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